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Ancient Teeth Reveal Extinct Vegetarian Relatives Of Crocodiles

Do modern day crocodiles have ancient vegetarian cousins? New research reveals that the apex predators actually have ancestors who preferred to have vegetables in their diets.

Animals July 2, 2019

Burger King's Impossible Whopper Available Across The US Before End Of The Year

Burger King partnered with Impossible foods to sell a plant-based burger that looks and tastes the same as a regular Whopper. Public interest in meat alternative food products is reported to be steadily growing every year.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2019

Vegetarian Diet Benefits Include Longer Life, Healthier Heart, And Smaller Waistline

New research presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting revealed more reasons to become vegetarian, including lower mortality risk, reduced chances of developing heart diseases, and a lower body mass index. The quality of the plant-based food, however, is also important.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

KFC To Test Vegetarian Alternative To Famous Original Chicken Recipe

KFC announced its plans of offering vegetarian chicken recipe as a healthy alternative to its original chicken recipe. The company said the new recipe will be tested on customers this year and if successful, it will be introduced by 2019.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2018

Vegetarian Diet Could Prevent A Third Of Premature Deaths According To Harvard University

A plant-based diet could help prevent a third of premature deaths based on a new study. The paper was presented during the Fourth International Vatican Conference, where other experts stressed the importance of consuming more vegetable and fruits.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

The Ministry Of Health Accused Of 'Body Shaming' People With Tweet That Suggest Being Vegetarian Is 'Healthier'

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been accused of 'body shaming' people in a new tweet that has since been deleted. The tweet showed people who consume fatty foods are more likely to be considered 'unhealthy.'

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

Some Neanderthals Were Vegetarian: Ancient Dental Plaque Reveals Details On Neanderthal Diet

Scientists have found new information on Neanderthals' diet and behavior by studying fossilized dental plaque. Evidence suggests that some Neanderthals lived on a more vegetarian diet.

March 10, 2017

Proposed Law In Italy Aims To Jail Parents Who Feed Kids Vegan Diet

Parents in Italy who raise their children on a vegan diet may face the possibility of jail time. What prompted lawmakers to file the proposed law?

Healthy Living/Wellness August 12, 2016

Plant-Based Diet Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Risk By 20 Percent

A new study found that a plant-based diet significantly slashed the risk for type 2 diabetes. This makes the case for increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds and other plant-based food sources.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 17, 2016

Vegetarianism May Hold Key To Feeding World Population With Least Ecological Cost

The growing population has taken a toll on much of the world's forests. In order to meet the demands for food, forests are turned into farmlands but a new study has found that if everyone would go vegan, trees won't need to be cut anymore.

Earth/Environment April 21, 2016

Vegetarian Diet May Alter Human DNA, Raising Cancer, Heart Disease Risks

Long-term vegetarianism can lead to a gene mutation that can make someone more prone to inflammation and therefore maintain a higher risk of heart disease, colorectal cancer and other inflammatory conditions.

Life March 31, 2016

Spiders Have More Diverse Diet Than Previously Thought

Contrary to popular belief, spiders like to snack on leaves and saps too. An international team of zoologists documented plant-eating spiders around the world except in Antarctica where no vegetarian activity was observed.

Life March 15, 2016

DNA Analysis Reveals 10 Percent Of Vegetarian Hot Dogs Contain Meat

A DNA analysis of vegetarian hot dogs revealed 10 percent of their ingredients contain meat. Researchers say the findings are troubling especially for vegetarians who abstain from meat for various reasons.

Life October 29, 2015

One In Three Vegetarians Eats Meat When Drunk

One in three vegetarians eats meat when under the influence of alcohol, a new research in the United Kingdom revealed. Kebab meat is one of the most common food choices.

Life October 9, 2015

This IKEA Meatballs Change Could Be A Recipe For Success

Who doesn't love taking a break from shopping at IKEA by eating a heaping helping of the furniture giant's meatballs. Well, now they're about to taste a little different.

Internet Culture April 8, 2015

A Meatless Diet Of Veggies And Fish Can Reduce Risk Of Colorectal Cancer

Compared to nonvegetarians, people on any form of vegetarian diet face lower cancer risk, study finds. Benefit is seen in vegans, lacto-ovo vegetarians and pescovegetarians, researchers say.

Life March 9, 2015

Add More Veggies To Your Diet, Your Heart Will Thank You

Consumption of diets high in plant-based foods can significantly lower the risk of heart disease and strokes, a new study reveals.

Life March 5, 2015

It Turns Out Most Vegetarians Go Back To Eating Meat

If you've ever heard your parents say that your vegetarianism is just a phase, they may be right. A new study found that most vegetarians won't stay that way for long.

Internet Culture December 6, 2014

Biochemist invents meatless veggie burgers that bleed like real meat

Biochemist and entrepreneur Patrick Brown invented a meatless plant-based burger that looks and even tastes like traditional burgers.

Internet Culture October 9, 2014

National Cheeseburger Day: 7 chain restaurants with meat-free burgers

There's no reason why vegetarians and vegans need to sit on the sidelines for National Cheeseburger Day. Several restaurants around the country offer meat-free alternatives.

Feature September 18, 2014

Attention meat eaters, you may wind up more healthy than vegetarians

New study finds vegetarians more likely to have poorer diet and poorer quality of life.

Life April 10, 2014

Struggling with hypertension? Turn vegetarian

A new study suggests that a vegetarian diet may help lower your blood pressure.

Life February 26, 2014

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